Meet the team

Andrew Cotterill

Managing Director

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I am the founder and MD of the Cotterill Civils Group. I originally set the company up in 1993 to offer agricultural contracting and drainage services to farmers but went on to grow it into a leading drainage, civils and environmental supplier.

My background is in farming and drainage, it’s something I’m passionate about so I also sit as Chairman of the land drainage division of the National Association of Agricultural Contractors (NAAC). In my spare time, I like to spend time with my family and riding my motorbike across the alps.

   

Joe Brown

Commercial Director

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As Sales and Logistics Manager, I am responsible for ensuring our sales and logistics team deliver an outstanding service. Whether that's making sure we provide you with the best advice, having the right products in stock and at the best prices or simply getting our products to you when we say we will deliver.

In my spare time I enjoy days out with my two young children, playing a couple of rounds of golf or off skiing down the slopes.

   

Clare Adams

Finance Director

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I’m responsible for the accounts and everything financial here at Cotterill Civils. So whether that’s managing the cash flow to paying the wages, I’m the person you’ll find below all the paperwork.

In my spare time, I love to going to theatre, especially musicals, I also enjoy going swimming, eating nice meals out and going on trips to London with my friends.

   

Michelle James

Business Development & Marketing Director

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As head of our marketing department, I am the brains behind our marketing strategy and all of our marketing activity. Whether that's keeping you up-to-date with our latest product offers,making sure we look tip top at trade events or listening to our customers to make sure we're providing you with the products you need and want.

In my spare time (I don’t get much of this with two small children to chase around) I like to work out at the gym, eat out, read books and ski!)

   

Tom Robinson

Contractors Sales Director

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I am responsible for our installation business and ensuring we deliver the best possible service to our customers. From initial quotation to the completion of the project, I pride myself on the quality of our work and the service we provide.

In my spare time I enjoy playing guitar, collecting classic cars and going to athletics with my children!

   

Josh Cox

Installation Manager

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As head of installation, my role is to pick up the job from the point of order and see it through to its successful completion. I take great pride in the detail and my goal is to make sure you’re delighted with our work. A lot of our business comes through referrals simply because of the great work we do.

My hobbies revolve around racing cars. You’re likely to find me at a race meeting at the weekend or under the bonnet fine tuning an engine!

   

Izzie Smith

Group Marketing Executive

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Reporting to the Head of Marketing, I am responsible for managing our social media accounts, conducting market research and helping out with campaign management across the group, as well as much more.

In my spare time, I enjoy travelling, eating good food and going to the gym.

   

Imi Cotterill

Marketing Administrative Assistant

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I am responsible for helping across all marketing activities, ensuring our social media accounts are up to date, going to events, updating our website, and much more.

In my spare time, I like to travel, socialise with friends and going to the gym.

   

Corey Jenkins

Assistant Sales Manager

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As a Sales Executive at Cotterill's, I am responsible for developing new business and ensuring existing customers get the best service and advice possible.

In my spare time I enjoy days out with my son, going to the pub with my mates and going shopping.

   

Tom Woakes

Sales Executive

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As a Sales Executive at Cotterill's, I am responsible for developing new business and ensuring existing customers get the best service and advice possible.

In my spare time I enjoy cooking good food, going to the gym and socialising with friends.

   

Alistair Gould

Sales Executive

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As a Sales Executive at Cotterill's, I am responsible for developing new business and ensuring existing customers get the best service and advice possible.

In my spare time I enjoy playing rugby, travelling abroad with my friends and socialising at my local pub.

   

Michael Heslington

Order Fufilment

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My role in order fulfilment involves performing administrative tasks related to shipment, receiving goods and preparing or staging items for delivery.

In my spare time I enjoy playing football, socialising with friends and going to the gym.

   

Karen Evans

Credit Controller

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I am the voice you will usually hear on the other end of the phone! I support the sales and marketing department with calls, research and administration.

In my spare time, I am a member of the National Trust and English Heritage sites, fostering dogs and doing yoga.

   

Adelle Hogan

Accounts Assitant

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I am the one responsible for the accounts payable, ensuring all our suppliers are happily paid on time.

In my spare time I enjoy going to the theatre, taking long walks on the weekends and going out to eat with friends and family

   

Freddie Barley

Procurement, Estimator and Service Manager

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My role is to assist in the project management, estimating and delivery of jobs carried out by Cotterill Contractors. I am also responsible for organising, and growing our environmental service business.

My hobbies include playing in a local Sunday football team as well as being an avid fan of Aston Villa. I also enjoy playing golf and going to the gym.

   

Jess Davies

Contractors Project Administrator

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My responsibilities are purchasing materials for jobs, liasing with groundworkers and clients and processing invoices.

In my spare time, I enjoy going on holiday, going on long walks with my fiancé and baking.

   

Mark Reading

Operating Centre Team Leader

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I’ve been with Cotterill Civils for over 20 years and I started out working on the tools. I’ve worked my way through every aspect of the business including sales, deliveries and logistics. This has given me a great insight into the needs of our customers so that I can advise you on any of products. I’m now head of the delivery team so it’s my job to make sure your order gets to you safely and on time.

In my spare time, I design and build go-carts, soap boxes and mechanical stuff. I’m a bit of a nutty professor.

   

Alistair Geldard

Site Foreman

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As site forman I'm responsible for the groundworkrs on site, making sure everything is done safely, efficiently and to a high standard. With extensive groundwork knowledge I can ensure everything is done to specification.

In my spare time I drive my tractors and spend time with my three children.

   

Mike Davies

Driver

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I am usually out delivering customers orders in the van, making sure your deliveries get to you quickly and safely and helping unload.

In my spare time I enjoy playing the drums and going to scooter ralleys with my friends.

   

Zhivko Kostov

Operating Centre Manager

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Yvette Bayliss

Purchase Ledger Assistant

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I work in the Accounts Department, I oversee the Purchase Ledger along with Adelle, it can be challenging but I love problem solving, I find it a satisfying part of the job when everything balances.

I like going out for meals with family & friends, I'm a Member of "The Balkan Underdogs" which are based in the Balkan Islands and they have recently opened a rescue centre in the UK, I have 2 rescue dogs and a Staffy puppy that keep me on my toes, I love taking them for walks, I would rescue more if I could. Cotterill Drainage is a lovely family orientated Company to work for, everyone is friendly and a pleasure to work with.

Sarah Walsh

Operations, Stock & Logistics Manager

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My job is to ensure the safe, efficient and timely delivery of our yard stock items, whilst maintaining and monitoring these stock levels. I am also responsible for 100% compliance for our vehicle fleet and operators licence.
 
My main responsibilities include vehicle maintenance planning, tachograph monitoring & recording, route planning, yard management, maintaining and controlling and purchasing stock.
 
In my spare time I like running, yoga, and spending time with my family and three children.